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New PDF release: Approaches to Legal Ontologies: Theories, Domains,

By Giovanni Sartor, Pompeu Casanovas, Mariangela Biasiotti, Meritxell Fernández-Barrera

ISBN-10: 9400701195

ISBN-13: 9789400701199

Legal ontologies have proved an important for representing, processing and retrieving criminal details, and may collect an expanding value within the rising framework of the Semantic internet. regardless of the various learn initiatives within the box, a collective mirrored image at the theoretical foundations of felony ontology engineering was once nonetheless lacking. This e-book bridges the space, by means of exploring present methodologies and theoretical techniques to felony ontologies. It gathers sixteen papers, every one of them offering concerns and recommendations for ontology engineering regarding a selected method of, or element of, the legislation: comparative legislations, case-based reasoning, multilingualism, complicated- structures, sociolegal research, criminal idea, social ontology, ontology studying, computational ontology, provider ontology, cognitive technology, rfile modelling, huge criminal databases, medical, linguistic and legal-technology views. The e-book will hence curiosity researchers in felony informatics, synthetic intelligence and legislations, felony conception, felony philosophy, felony sociology, comparative legislation, in addition to builders of functions in keeping with the clever administration of felony info, in either e-commerce and e-government (e-administration, e-justice, e-democracy).

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Framenet models for the law are thus already under development as a complement to legal ontologies (Venturi et al. 2009, Agnoloni et al. 2009).

22 One of the peculiarities of Holmes classification is the shift of perspective, for he tried to solve the problems in Austin’s taxonomy by suggesting a classification of the law on the basis of duties instead of rights (Kellogg 1984: 6; Kellogg 2007: 67). 40 M. Fernández-Barrera and G. > Fig. 5 A Mapping Between Doctrinal Conceptual Structures and Computational Ontologies On the basis of the considerations made in previous sections, some conclusions may be drawn: Firstly, there is a general topological correspondence between doctrinal conceptual structures and computational ontologies.

The discussion concerning the meaning of a legal concept in a legal system concerns establishing what norms -leading to, or departing from, the term expressing the concept- hold in that system. Since the inferential links holding in a legal system represent, or are derivable from, norms of such a system, this discussion is inseparable from the doctrinal issues concerning what legal norms belong to a legal system (given the available legal material, such as legislation, precedent, custom, and so on) and consequently constitute correct premises of legal reasoning with regard to that system.

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